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Wednesday 22 October 1975

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Melchior Schoenmakers and Martin Cardetti. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Bad Blood by Neil Sedaka. In UK Hold Me Close by David Essex was in the top 5 hits. Rooster Cogburn, directed by Stuart Millar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while The Greek Treasure by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pesma. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jet Fighter or Steeplechase.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Saturday Night Live

Written by: Lorne Michaels

Starring: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond

Country: United States

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Arena

Written by: Anthony Haas

Starring: Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Penelope Wilton, Harold Pinter

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Doctor Who

Written by: Sydney Newman

Starring: Tom Baker, William Hartnell, Jon Pertwee, Patrick Troughton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Fawlty Towers

Starring: John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs, Connie Booth

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Ellery Queen

Written by: Richard Levinson, William Link

Starring: Jim Hutton, David Wayne, Tom Reese

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Rooster Cogburn

Directed by: Stuart Millar

Starring: John Wayne, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Zerbe

Country: United States

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Lisztomania

Directed by: Ken Russell

Starring: Roger Daltrey, Sara Kestelman, Paul Nicholas

Country: United States

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Hard Times

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Charles Bronson, James Coburn, Jill Ireland

Country: United States

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Black Moon

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Cathryn Harrison, Therese Giehse, Alexandra Stewart

Country: United States

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The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Bruno S., Walter Ladengast, Brigitte Mira

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 October 1975 ?

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Famous Deaths:
  • Arnold Toynbee: British historian of great contributing importance on the documentation of history.
Facts:
  • Me & Bessie opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 453 performances
  • Cin Reds beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3 in 72nd World Series
  • Turkish diplomat shot to death in Vienna
  • World Football League disbands
  • The Soviet unmanned space mission Venera 9 lands on Venus.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1975?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mayor Jacob Beame -- Oct. 20, 1975
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8456
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Maharishi -- Oct. 13, 1975

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Greek Treasure

By: Irving Stone

A fictionalized narrative of the derided by determined efforts of German traveler-archaeologist, Henry Schliemann, and his second wife, Sophia Engastromenos, to excavate the sites of Homeric Troy and ancient Mycenae

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The Eagle Has Landed

By: Jack Higgins

As the Allied forces slowly begin turning the tide of war, Hitler vehemently orders the impossible—kidnap Winston Churchill, or kill him.

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Money

By: John Kenneth Galbraith

Combines a history of money and monetary institutions, with an analysis of money's changing role in the sum total of economic analysis and policy.

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Looking for Mr. Goodbar

By: Judith Rossner

Based on a harrowing true story, the groundbreaking #1 New York Times bestseller, Looking for Mr. Goodbar, is a story of love, power, sex, and death during the sexual revolution of the 1970s.Theresa

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

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dnd

dnd

Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game

Gun Fight

Platform: Arcade, Bally Astrocade, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, Commodore 128

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Taito; EU Taito; NA Midway

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pedit5

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG

Steeplechase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

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